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Top Torquay Historic Hotels

Muntham Holiday Apartments & Town House
4 out of 5
Barrington Road, Wellswood, Torquay, England
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4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Muntham Holiday Apartments & Town House

"Excellent...very relaxing stay."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct 2019

Muntham Holiday Apartments & Town House
The Haytor Hotel
4 out of 5
Meadfoot Road, Torquay, England
The price is £105 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (135 reviews)

"Great personal service. Hotel very well kept and presented. Good location to explore Torquay while also providing seclusion. Delicious breakfast. Lovely room."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

The Haytor Hotel
Aveland House
4 out of 5
Aveland Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (17 reviews)
Nice little Guest House

"Friendly staff, clean rooms, great breakfast. What more could you want."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2018

Aveland House
Osborne Hotel
4 out of 5
Hesketh Crescent, Torquay, England
The price is £112 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (235 reviews)
Stunning Hotel.

"The Osborne is stunning. Our sea view room was amazing. can't wait to return."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Osborne Hotel
The Imperial Torquay
4 out of 5
Park Hill Road, Torquay, England
The price is £121 per night
4/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"Stunning views, I would highly recommend. Staff friendly and helpful. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

The Imperial Torquay
The Heritage Hotel
3 out of 5
The Heritage Hotel, Shedden Hill, Torquay, England
The price is £110 per night
4/5Very Good! (113 reviews)

"Very high standard rooms very clean and very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

The Heritage Hotel
Abbey Sands Hotel
3 out of 5
Belgrave Road, Torquay, England
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3.9/5Very Good! (440 reviews)
Great helpful staffv

"A very comfortable stay at a hotel in a very central position. All the staff were really helpful."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Abbey Sands Hotel
Anchorage Hotel
2 out of 5
Aveland Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, England
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3.9/5Good! (72 reviews)
Nice and clean

"Was a pleasent hotel well situated for our needs."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2018

Anchorage Hotel
The Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Seafront, Torquay, England
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3.8/5Good! (967 reviews)

"Very Friendly Staff, always accomdating , a lovely hotel for family. Amazing location."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

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Guide to Torquay Historic Hotels

Travelling can be more than just checking off a place on your map, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of an area. A fantastic way to experience the area's culture is to learn about its past. Touring the region's landmarks or museums is a fine kick-off, but a stay in a Torquay historic hotel can carry you back to the past. Pack your suitcases (and no need for the time machine) as your Torquay famous hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

When you walk through your Torquay hotel's reception, you'll be transported to the past. With their unique architectures and areas infused with a colourful history, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their modern counterparts. While these hotels may be older, they have many of the up-to-date amenities that allow you to relax or keep in touch during your trip. You'll notice your room furnished with a comfortable bed, lots of character, and about anything you'll need for a marvellous trip.

After you've explored the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by touring the museums and well-known landmarks. Torquay boasts 3 museums. With places such as the Model Village, Torquay Museum, and the Bygones Museum there will be enough to see and do during your stay. If you are still looking for more things to do in Torquay, scan through our review section. You'll find suggestions on where to go and what to see in this region.

Your Torquay Hotel Is Waiting

If you are wishing to get the most out of your Torquay visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this renowned region. With Expedia's choice of 23 one-of-a-kind hotels to select from, you are sure to discover at a great rate. However, like the past civilisations, these deals won't last indefinitely. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Torquay?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Torquay is probably on top of your sightseeing itinerary. And while you’re here, you can visit the bustling port and scenic seaside. And also relish a stop at the lively bars in this quaint area.
What's the best hotel in Torquay to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Muntham Holiday Apartments & Town House is a top 4-star apartment for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free parking and in-room kitchens. Torre Abbey is a short 8-minute drive away.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Torquay?
Torquay is home to 467 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 21 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Torquay?
Torquay is notable for landmarks like Torre Abbey. Cultural venues include Princess Theatre, Torquay Museum and Bygones Victorian Museum. Babbacombe Beach is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Torquay?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two in a place that has an official historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often found within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Torquay, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of a historic hotel is generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Torquay have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Torquay, don’t worry that you’ll find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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